The Resource The asylum, by John Harwood, (electronic resource)

The asylum, by John Harwood, (electronic resource)

Label
The asylum
Title
The asylum
Statement of responsibility
by John Harwood
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Language
eng
Summary
A brilliant new Gothic thriller from the acclaimed author of The Ghost Writer and The Seance Confused and disoriented, Georgina Ferrars awakens in a small room in Tregannon House, a private asylum in a remote corner of England. She has no memory of the past few weeks. The doctor, Maynard Straker, tells her that she admitted herself under the name Lucy Ashton the day before and then suffered a seizure. When she insists he has mistaken her for someone else, Dr. Straker sends a telegram to her uncle, who replies that Georgina Ferrars is at home with him in London: "Your patient must be an imposter." Suddenly her voluntary confinement becomes involuntary. Who is the woman in her uncle's house? And what has become of her two most precious possessions, a dragonfly pin left to her by her mother and a journal that contains the only record of those missing weeks? Georgina's perilous quest to free herself takes her from a cliffside cottage on the Isle of Wight to the secret passages of Tregannon House and into a web of hidden family ties on which her survival depends. Here is another delicious read from the author praised by Ruth Rendell as having "a gift for creating suspense, apparently effortlessly, as if it belongs in the nature of fiction."
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technical information on music
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1946-
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Harwood, John
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Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
PerformerNote
Read by Rosalyn Landor
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Landor, Rosalyn
  • hoopla digital
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  • Asylums
  • Memory disorders
  • Impostors and imposture
Target audience
adult
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Label
The asylum, by John Harwood, (electronic resource)
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unknown
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digital storage
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Control code
MWT10935446
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Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (10hr., 15 min.))
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unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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Isbn
9781481595254
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(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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unknown
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digital.
Publisher number
MWT10935446
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unknown
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access
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sound
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digital recording
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  • other
  • remote
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other
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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not applicable
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Label
The asylum, by John Harwood, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
MWT10935446
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (10hr., 15 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781481595254
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT10935446
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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